PA Common Core Standards 1 INTRODUCTION AND IMPLICATIONS DELAWARE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT History of the Common Core 2 Common Core State Standards The Twain Test 3 If you do what you’ve always done… you’ll get what you always got. Critical Facts 4 Standards: What students should know and be able to do to be ready to succeed in entry-level credit-bearing, academic college courses and in workforce training programs Eligible Content: the test blueprint; what is assessed Common Core Timeline 5 DATE ACTIVITY January 2012 Revise PA Academic Standards in Reading and Math to create set of PA Common Core Standards January 2012 Begin development of Common Core aligned PSSA Reading and Math tests July 2012 PDE Common Core ELA Module Training for IUs July 2012 PDE Common Core Math Module Training for IUs Spring 2013 Implement Keystones: Algebra 1, Literature, and Biology Spring 2014 Implement Common Core aligned PSSA tests, grades 3-5 Spring 2015 Implement Common Core aligned PSSA tests, grades 6-8 Key Assessment Facts 6 PSSA will be an English Language Arts assessment – both reading and writing (Grades 3 -8). Keystone Exams will replace PSSA at Grade 11 in both English Language Arts and Mathematics. In addition a Biology Keystone Exam will be administered. Revised PSSA increases rigor and difficulty –--- WEBB’S DOK 7 Four Levels of Cognitive Complexity: Level 1: Recall and Reproduction Level 2: Skills & Concepts Level 3: Strategic Thinking Level 4: Extended Thinking What Does It Look Like? 8 How will this look in my classroom? What does it look like in practice? Common Core State Standards for ELA and Literacy 9 Common Core History and Practice! Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Reading 10 Level 3: Strategic Thinking Level 4: Extended Thinking Determine the author’s Analyze and synthesize purpose and describe how it affects the interpretation of a selection. Summarize information from multiple sources to address a specific topic. Analyze and describe the characteristics of various types of literature. information from multiple sources. Examine and explain alternative perspectives across a variety of sources. Describe and illustrate how common themes are found across texts from different cultures. Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Writing 11 Level 3: Strategic Thinking Level 4: Extended Thinking Support ideas with Write an analysis of details and examples. Use voice appropriate to the purpose and audience. Edit writing to produce a logical progression of ideas. two selections, identifying the common theme and generating a purpose that is appropriate for both. Common Core State Standards: Middle School Math 12 Math in Practice! Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Math 13 Level 3: Strategic Thinking Compose and decompose Level 4: Extended Thinking Relate mathematical concepts geometric figures to find to other content areas & to area/perimeter of irregular figures real-world applications in new situations Analyze or evaluate various representations of data Apply a mathematical model to illuminate a problem or situation Solve a multiple-step problem Conduct a project that specifies and provide a a problem, identifies solution mathematical explanation paths, solves the problem, and reports results Explain, generalize or connect Design a mathematical model mathematical ideas to solve to inform and solve a practical problems and interpret solutions or abstract situation Common Core: Summer Academy 14 Math Common Core Elementary 8/7/2012 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Math Common Core Secondary 8/7/2012 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM ELA Common Core Elementary 8/8/2012 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM ELA Common Core Secondary 8/8/2012 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM Resources 15 SAS Resources http://www.pdesas.org/standard/CommonCore Websites for Common Core Standards Compiled by Jay McTighe http://jaymctighe.com/wordpress/wp- content/uploads/2011/04/Common_Core_Standards_websites11.pdf Text Complexity http://www.ccsso.org/Resources/Digital_Resources/The_Common_Core_Sta te_Standards_Supporting_Districts_and_Teachers_with_Text_Complexity.ht ml Publisher’s Criteria http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Publishers_Criteria_for_3-12.pdf Resources 16 Hunt Institute http://www.youtube.com/TheHuntInstitute The Teaching Channel - Introductory Videos http://tinyurl.com/3pwyz35 http://tinyurl.com/3z72fdt Implementation Plans http://engageny.org/common-core/ And for your Google“ing” Pleasure… 17 Wisconsin Center for Education Research http://wceruw.org Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Levels for the K-12 Tennessee Mathematics Framework Users Guide Kentucky Department of Education Shelby County Schools North Carolina Dept of Ed: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/common-coretools/ I Wonder… 18 Common Core This Way! 19 Common Core This Way!